Want to look out over Vienna’s skyline like you own the city? While Vienna’s skyline is relatively flat, seeing the city from above is a great experience to have, whether you live there or are just visiting.
We’ve put together 13 stunning pictures of Vienna’s breathtaking views from the best places to get them:
© Header pic courtesy of Donauturm
Haus des Meeres
Where: Fritz-Grünbaum-Platz 1, 1060
How to get there: Catch the U3 line to Neubaugasse metro station and walk down or jump on the 57a bus
Gloriette (above the Schönbrunn Palace)
Where: Schönbrunn, Gloriette, 1130
How to get there: Catch the U4 line to the metro station Schönbrunn
Where: Nussdorf, 1190
How to get there: Catch the 38A bus from the U4 metro station Heiligenstadt, OR you can do a nice walk up here from the end station of the tram D.
Where: Nussdorf, Leopoldsberg, 1190
How to get there: Catch the D tram to the station, ‘Grinzinger Strasse.’ From there, catch the bus 38A to the station Leopoldsberg
25 Hours Hotel rooftop bar
Where: Lerchenfelder Str. 1/3, 1070
How to get there: this hotel is located close to the U3/2 Volkstheater metro station. Enter through the restaurant and catch the lift all the way to the top!
Where: Kahlenberg, 1190
How to get there: from the U4 metro station Heiligenstadt, jump on the 38A bus and get off at the station, Kahlenbberg
Where: Himmelstraße 125, 1190
How to get there: from the U4 metro station Heiligenstadt, jump on the 38A bus and get off at the station, ‘Cobenzl Parkplatz.’ It’s a short walk from there.
Oben I Küche und Bar
Where: Urban-Loritz-Platz 2, 1070
How to get there: Catch the U6 line to the metro station ‘Burggasse’ and then climb the seemingly never-ending stairs up to the top.
The Prater Riesenrad (ferris wheel)
Where: Riesenradplatz 1, 1020
How to get there: Catch the U1 line to the metro station, ‘Praterstern.’ You’ll see the Riesenrad from the station – walk towards it.
Where: Donauturm, 1220
How to get there: catch the U1 to Alte Donau or the U6 to Neue Donau and jump on the free Donauturm shuttle from in front of the station
Klyo cafe’s terrace on top of the Urania
Where: Uraniastraße 1, 1010
How to get there: Catch the U4 or U1 to the metro station Schwedenplatz
Where: Prinz Eugen-Straße 27, 1030
How to get there: Catch the D tram to the station, ‘Schloss Belvedere’